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A Call For Stiffer Penalties

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The Drug Testing Standards and Practices Committee of the Association of Racing Commissions International (ARCI) is considering a major change to the recommended penalties for violations of the association’s drug …

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Horsemen’s Hockey Tourney Details

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Details have been released for the 2019 edition of the ever-popular Horsemen’s Hockey Tournament, slated for Sunday, April 28 at the Cambridge Sports Park. After proving successful in past seasons, …

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Faves First In Forest City Features

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A pair of $8,500 Preferred 3 events headlined Wednesday evening’s (April 10) card at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and public choices Casino Classic ($3.50) and Lets Leavem ($5.00) …

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EHM Case Confirmed In Ontario

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On April 2, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of a confirmed case of equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM) due to equine herpes virus-1 (EHV-1) …

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ARCI Takes Position On Furosemide

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On Wednesday, April 10, the Association of Racing Commissioners International announced that its Scientific Advisory Group has reported that there is no current science linking furosemide (lasix) treatments to muscular …

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Notice On Use Of Bisphosphonates

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On Monday, April 8, the Association of Racing Commissioners International released a notice regarding the use of bisphosphonate drugs on racehorses or horses intended to be raced. Bisphosphonate use in …